WA C&D Seminar

WA C&D Seminar
The WA C&D Working Group of the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association (WMRR) and the National Environmental Law Association (NELA), invite you to join them on Wednesday 7 October 2020 at the QT Perth to discuss the way forward for the construction and demolition waste sector in WA.


There is a strong appetite for increasing the recovery of materials and decreasing waste in Western Australia. Recently the State Government has: 

  • run a large program for the receipt of public submissions on the papers ‘Closing the Loop: Waste reforms for a circular economy’ and ‘Review of the waste levy – consultation paper;’  
  • planned to introduce the Container Deposit Scheme in October 2020; and 
  • published the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 which outlines the aim to increase the recovery of material in the C&D Sector to 80% by 2030. 

With this in mind, the Construction & Demolition industry, a sector which makes up around half of Western Australia’s waste stream, is primed for innovation. 

This seminar brings together leading specialists to present their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities for the future uptake of recycled construction and demolition products in Western Australia.

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

 

DAVID MARKHAM
General Manager, Capital Recycling

David is the General Manager of Capital Recycling, a leader in concrete and aggregate recycling and the largest manufacturer in Perth of  recycled aggregates, road bases, drainage rock and clean fill sand from C&D spoils. David has worked in the Perth resource recovery industry for over two decades and has a keen interest in developing new products which incorporate recycled concrete and aggregates. 
COLIN LEEK
Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences,
University of Western Australia


Colin is a Principal Engineer at Talis Consultants and an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia. Colin has a long academic career in civil engineering and undertaken extensive research into the performance of recycled crushed concrete in road base amongst other related areas of research. 
JULIUS SKINNER
Partner, Thomson Geer

Julius Skinner is a Partner at Thomson Geer and is one of Western Australia’s leading planning and environment lawyers, advising clients throughout all stages of the planning and environmental approval processes. Julius has extensive experience acting for clients in the waste industry in respect of development approvals, environmental approvals, Works Approvals and Licensing.



EVENT PARTNER:






Members - $50, Non Members - $70   
Afternoon tea included.                                                                

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When
10/7/2020 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where
QT Perth 133 Murray Street Perth, WA 6000 AUSTRALIA

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